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CIW Taiwan Film Festival

Old Seafarer 老海人洛馬比克

11:20am - 11:45am
03 Dec 2017
Auditorium, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

Old Seafarer 老海人洛馬比克

2015, 25 minutes, PG
Directed by Cheng Yu-Chieh 鄭有傑

Based on a story by Syaman Rapongan 夏曼‧藍波安, a noted writer of Orchid Island’s Yami (Tao) tribe, this gentle short film looks at the complexities of young love in the martial law period (1947-97) while evoking deep economic and spiritual connections with the ocean.

Special Screening at Golden Harvest Awards (2015)

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This screening is part of the Taiwan Film Festival 臺灣電影節 2017: Indigenous Representations and Responses 原民現身與迴聲. All screenings are FREE and open to the public, but bookings are essential. All films have English subtitles.

This film is generously provided by the Taiwan Cinema Toolkit.

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